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by monday. >>> you saw it live on "mornings on 2." president obama talking about his red line with syria. >> what we now have is evidence that chemical weapons have been used inside syria but we don't know how they were used, when they were used, who used them. >> now, ktvu's pam cook will tell us more about what the president said at his conference today. >>> and big news in the silicon valley. apple is doing something it has not done since the 1990s. >>> and what starbucks is doing differently after a poisoning attempt at a south bay store. [ male announcer ] fact: the 100% electric nissan leaf... is more fun than ever. sees better than ever. ♪ charges faster. and will charge. cool. and heat. from your phone. fact: leaf never needs gas. ever. good for the world. built in america. now, leaf's an easier choice than ever. ♪ shop at ♪ >>> weak earnings from pfizer and other companies interestinged down the markets. the markets look like they are coming back a little bit after good news of home prices on the rise. the dow is currently down 9. the nasdaq, though, is u
that everyone including president obama is talking about. the nba's newly out jason collins. >> he made the brave decision, now what will happen with his career? jason collins is still trending now. first off, we're going to start with the biggest story, nba basketball player jason collins came out and said that he is gay. >> you send this thunder bolt out into the world, 12 hours later, how does it feel? >> it's incredible, just trying to live an honest, genuine life and the next thing you know the president's calling you. >> i had a chance to talk to jason collins yesterday, he seems like a terrific man and i told him i couldn't be prouder of him.
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, but was postponed because of bad weather. >> president obama flies to mexico today to talk immigration with the country's new president, enrique pena nieto. aides to president obama said mexico's cooperation is crucial to prevent the on going problem of illegal border crossings. president obama hopes that the president is willing to help him secure the border. the president also expects to promote mexico economic success and its place as the second-largest export market for united states goods and services. >> police said that 20 more bodies have been recovered overnight in the building collapse in bangladesh. the death toll is at least 430 while another 149 people were still missing. yesterday, a mass muslim for a was held for three for victims whose bodies cannot be identified. the eight story building collapsed on april 24th a day after huge cracks appeared in the building. >> in south korea, a united states citizen has been sentenced to 15 years of hard labor. the country's supreme court says that pae jun ho, known as kenneth bae by u.s. authorities, committed hostile acts against
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.ve explode and this bomb was given to be tested. >> reporter: president obama has talked about red lines. >> yes. >> reporter: president obama has talked about red line. >> yes. >> reporter: do you think that bashar al-assad has crossed the many times he crossed the red >> not just one time. many, many times he crossed the >> reporter: what do you hope the united states does? have no-fly zone for the whole country. >> reporter: he said the united. >> reporter: adris said united states should establish a no-fly zone to strengthen what he calls the he calls the moderate opposition. or not a chemical in 75% of our health regulators will determine whether household cleaners should be allowed to contain the the germ killer triclosan and the fda to investigate this after recent studies on animals infertility, early puberty and >>> now to wall street, courtney we have the april jobs report out today. focused on the april jobs the third and most significant employment report of the week. better than expected jobless that's a near all-time low according to freddie mac. mortgage rates. the cost of
. is america still the lure it once was? president obama arriving in mexico city to talk immigration reform tonight, as we confirm a surprising number -- how many undocumented immigrants in america have decided to return to mexico. abc's white house correspondent, jim avila, in mexico. >> reporter: footsteps echo through a nearly empty, northern mexico village. expensive homes bolted shut. block after block of shuttered doors in el cargadero, their absentee owners working hundreds of miles away. so where is everybody? >> mostly they're in california. i would say 2/3 of the people from here, they reside in southern california. >> reporter: but now many mexicans, who desperately crossed the northern border for work, are coming home, chased away, not by the fear of deportation, but by u.s. unemployment. >> when the economy started going down, it was hard, especially my work. >> reporter: erika felix, coming home after working illegally for nine years in the united states, hiding in the shadows. >> you're always in fear, you know? >> reporter: a surprising trend so strong, yet often lost in the
are talking about linden johnson. >> talking about george w. bush. >> did not originate with barack obama but barack obama's policies have put this on steroids. >> bill: yes. he is has taken it and run with it but to be fair w. >> this has been going on for a long time. >> food and food stamps. colmes, i just don't understand how you can say knowing what we know now if you went back in a time machine you would still allow this family to come here even though they weren't being persecuted that was a con. you would still give them $100,000 and we are not even counting the 2500 that dzhokhar was getting to smoke pot in college. we are not even counting that. but the bottom line is this. there is no supervision over any of this. no supervision on asylum. no supervision on welfare payments. you can con the system. yet, you wouldn't do anything about it. >> qualified. they were legally here in the country. they did not have an income. they qualified. >> bill: at the first time they started getting this the younger brother with a waste 8 or 9 years old. >> bill: the so what. >> manufacturing ter
today, mr. obama will head to costa rica for talks with central american leaders. >>> in bangladesh bodies are continued to be pulled from the collapsed factory building. the death toll is now more than 500. more than 100 people are still missing, as well. investigators say the building's engineer helped the building owner illegally add three more floors to what was licensed only as a five-story structure. both men are now facing charges. >>> boston bombing suspect dzhokhar tsarnaev has reportedly told investigators he and his brother tamerlan originally planned the attack for the 4th of july. a law enforcement official told cbs news tsarnaev said the date of the plan was moved up when the brothers finished building the bombs sooner than expected. meanwhile, coroner officials released tamerlin tsarnaev's body to his family yesterday. >>> a difficult task lies ahead for leaders in newtown, connecticut. what to do with the sandy hook elementary school campus. a gunman killed 20 children and six teachers last december. a board of 28 elected officials is scheduled to meet today and may
. >> president obama flies to mexico today to talk immigration of the country's new president and regain peand regenrique pena nieto . aides to present obama say mexico's cooperation is crucial to prevent the ongoing problem of the illegal boarding crossings. president obama and hopes president nieto what is willing to help him secure the border. the president also expected to remote mexico's economic success and its place as the second largest export market for u.s. goods and services. >> police say one more bodies had been recovered overnight in the building collapse in bangladesh. the death toll is at least 430 while another 149 people are still missing. yesterday, a mass muslim funeral was held for 34 victims whose bodies couldn't be identified. the eight story building collapsed in march it on april 24th at a day after a huge cracks appeared in the building and police ordered an evacuation. the owner of the building is accused of telling employees to keep working despite the order. in north korea, a u.s. citizen has been sentenced to 15 years of hard labor. the country's supreme court say
house correspondents' dinner. obama took the stage saying that for his second term he has new plans. and a new look. >> "i understand second term, need a burst of new energy, try some new things. my team and i talked about. we're willing to try anything so we borrowed one of michelle's tricks. i thought this looked pretty good." after walking in to rap music.obama used this year's annual dinner to poke fun of himself and some of his political adversaries. the north korean government says it is putting an american citizen on trail for allegedly plotting to overthrow the communist regime. kenneth bae has been in custody since early november. but the exact nature of his alleged crimes have not been revealed. [ male announcer ] fact: the 100% electric nissan leaf... is more fun than ever. sees better than ever. ♪ charges faster. and will charge. cool. and heat. from your phone. fact: leaf never needs gas. ever. good for the world. built in america. now, leaf's an easier choice than ever. ♪ shop at ♪ they have no idea what it was like before u-verse high speed int
. obama's warning to the president of syria. sal? >> good afternoon, tori. the president continues his tough talk toward the government of syria and president bash arail asad -- bashar assad. u.s. and u.n. regulators suspect syria has used a small amount of gas. today the president sauled this a game changer not only for the united states but for the entire international community. >> when you use these kinds of weapons, you have the potential of killing massive numbers of people in the most inhumane way hospital. and the proliferation risks are so significant that we don't want that jeanne out of the bottle. >> the president and the administration said no action would be taken until it's confirmed that syria has used chemical weapons. the government of syria has charged the rebels of using the chemical weapon weapon -- weapons. president obama today said he will not proceed with any action until he knows more of what happened. >> when i'm making decisions about america's national security and the potential for taking additional actions in response to chemical weapon use, i've gotta m
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website several people shown their support including president obama and michelle obama and former president bill clinton and his formal classmate. chelsea clinton. it also has fellow athletes talking. >> i am not here to judge him or anyone else, what they do in their personal life i am a basketball player and i focus on basketball. >> very proud of him. very courageous thing he chose to do. >> the warriors president was the first executive to reveal he was gay. kobe bryant and kevin durant also offered their support today for jason collins. >> jason collins' announcement may break down one of the oldest barriers. ktvu's rob roth is live where some say by coming out of the closet he is offering a life line to young gay athletes. >> reporter: men reare calling -- many are calling jason collins courageous. >> reporter: the first family member jason collins told he was gay was his aunt who is a san francisco superior court judge. >> i always suspected and we were just talking and he acknowledged it and it was not earth shaking. >> reporter: many people say it is a big deal for young
. >>> president obama is heading to mexico today. he is scheduled to meet with the country's new president. they will talk about mexico's improving economy. they will also discuss u.s. immigration reform plans including ideas on better securing the border between the two countries. president obama's three-day trip will also include a stop in costa rica. >>> the man accused of sending ricin laced letters to president bush and others will appear in court today. fbi agents arrested 41-year-old man at his tupelo home on saturday. today's court is a preliminary hearing. federal prosecutors are expected to arlington he should remain in jail because he is a danger and he is a flight risk, as well. >>> north korea media announced an american citizen is sentenced to 125 years of hard labor for spying. kenneth bae was arrested in november. north korea provided no details of his alleged crimes in the country. friends say he was working in the country as a tour operator. >>> governor brown and the state corrections department face a deadline today. they have to file plans on how to deal with a court o
she is cooperating with investigators. marci gonzalez, abc news, new york. >>> president obama has wrapped up talks with mexico's recently elected president. they covered a range of issues trade to illegal drugs. of course, border security. abc's mary bruce traveling with the president. >> reporter: president obama arrived yesterday in mexico city where the economy tops the agenda during his three day tour of latin america. issue of immigration reform will be hard to ignore. >> i am optimistic about us getting it done because it is the right thing to do. we have seen leaders from both parties indicate now is the time to get comprehensive immigration reform done. if we are going to get that done now is the time to do it. >> with congress poised to overhaul the immigration laws, mr. obama will have to tread carefully while he is here. any public comments he makes could impact the delicate negotiations back home. although immigration and border security will consume much of the conversation, the trip is intended to focus on economic relations and trade between the u.s. and southern ne
obama will speak to a group of mexican students during his visit to mexico city. the president and mexican president enrique met yesterday. now the two leaders talked about security, economic cooperation, and immigration. later today president obama will head to costa rica. he will be meeting with central american leaders. >>> the future of newtown sandy hook elementary school will be the topic of a cool board meeting in connecticut today. the school has been closed since that gunman opened fire and killed 20 children and six adults back in december. there are two options for what to do with the school either renovate it or build a new school. >>> the death toll from the bangladesh garment factory collapse has surpassed 500. over night rescue crews recovered several bodies from the rubble. the government has promised to make swift improvements to the factories. >>> police in the bay area are on alert. san francisco police say steven bernard was taken by his mother yesterday. she does not have legal custody of him. now young man was wearing a black jacket with lime green stripes
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with tough talk on syria from president obama. the president responding to new evidence that the syrian government used chemical weapons on its own people. is there enough evidence to act? reena ninan joins us from washington with the latest on this. good morning, reena. >> reporter: good morning, ron. the president's comments were loaded with caveats. calling the assessment preliminary. with varying degrees of confidence about whether sarin was used. one source telling me overnight, with so much uncertainty, who fired what and at whom? what is the motivation? these are key questions. >> if it is established, that syria was using chemical weapons against their own people, what exactly are the options that the white house has to do? >> reporter: there are no good options, really. military action in syria is something that the white house has wanted to avoid. the focus is on the intelligence picture. we have no public eyewitness accounts of the government firing shells with chemical weapons directly on civilians. no definitive connection with the public, at least. the white house is cauti
've been listening live to michelle obama at the white house talking about a program that involves public private partnerships to allow service members to earn certifications in information technology or nursing before the -- before they leave the military so when they do leave the military they will be able to find good- paying jobs and support their families and themselves. >>> we're learning two u.s. service members killed in a plane crash in afghanistan were based in northern california. the pentagon says captain reed nikusha of hawaii and sergeant dixon of rancho cordova died in afghanistan when the plane crashed. the two men were stationed at beale airport base -- beale air force base. >>> this morning ten syrian sailors are missing after two cargo ships collided in greece. helicopters are being used to search for survivors because one of the ships sank. >>> congress has set aside almost $500,000 toker new tanks despite the -- for new tanks despite the fact that the army doesn't want it. upgrades to the abrams tank are not necessary and he would rather the money be spent on other pr
. >> shepard: all right, ed. the president also talked about healthcare overhaul. president obama says it's already helping lots of americans even if they don't realize it some republican governors are making things difficult by refusing to set set up insurance exchanges in their states. one house republican responded saying the american people are aware of the benefits of obama care, less work, lower wages, fewer benefits. breaking news now on the morning after pill. the medication that stops pregnancies in the hours or days after sex and conception. the feds have just announced that pharmacies can now sell that pill known as plan b to teenagers. as young as 15. the age limit used to be 17. what's more pharmacies can now sell the drug over the counter, meaning girls don't need a prescription from a doctor or permission from their parents. just proof of their age at the checkout counter. officials at the food and drug administration say today's decision does not address the ruling from a federal judge earlier this month. that judge ruled that pharmacies must make the pill available to all
indicates the syrians may have used nerve gas against their people. that's president obama has the past would the white house says right now there is not enough evidence. >> there is much more to be done to verify conclusively that the red line that the president has talked about has been crossed. >> shepard: still, the pentagon does have options in case the president decides it's time to take action. jennifer griffin with the news live at the pentagon tonight. explain the possible plans for using force, jen. >> well, both the white house and the pentagon, shep, appear to be buying time. >> we are continuing to assess what happened. i think we should wait to get the facts. before we make any judgments on what action, if any, should be taken and what kind of action. >> a no-fly zone would encounter highly sophisticated russian built aircraft system manned by russian troops and bombing chemical weapon sites might create a cloud that could my grate over jordan, israel and lebanon there are approximately 13 chemical weapons facilities with 40 additional mobile chemical weapon si
, but they could not get to her, both were treated tore inhalation. >>> president barack obama is making a significant military announcement and this follows the announcement by matt michaelia talking about getting credentialed for civilian jobs before they leave the service. they will making that announcement along with vice- president joseph biden's and his wife. >>> and a nuplex on -- and lick occasion -- application. the new marketplace also start signing people on october 1st for coverage which begins january 1st. >>> they will be presented with an annual report which tracks complaints against police officers. it releases an online report and according to the report, it fell by 7% compared to 2011. the report reinstates a policy of documenting the race and ethnicity of everyone detained and searched but not arrested. >>> an updated proposal is now excluded cyclists. earlier the municipal transportation agency is giving more access to bicycle riders which caused an uproar and tonight they will be holding on the latest improvement project. >> it started at 7:00 last night and ended a
city. talk about drug wars gun running border security hassle. president obama's brief stop in mexico city was hijacked by a series of domestic and international issues. in washington defense secretary chuck hagel confirmed the administration is now seriously considering lethal weapons to syrian rebels. mr. obama ignored previous recommendations to arm rebels and still sounds hesitant. >> we want to make sure we look before we leap and what we're doing is actually helpful to the situation as opposed to making it more deadly or more complex. >> reporter: the president wanted to sound optimistic about immigration reform. mexico's economy grew to 3.9% quick last year reducing border crossings into the u.s. still, half the undocumented workers in america are from mexico. >> we're a nation of immigrants. >> reporter: marco rubio said an immigration reform bill he helped draft is in trouble, because it's too soft on border security. >> the part we still have to do some work on is this board every stuff. it won't pass the house and will struggle to pass the senate if it do
voters down. >> reporter: of course, all this comes as president obama heads to mexico tomorrow sitting down with mexico's president to talk not only about immigration and security which, of course, includes border security, a big part of that immigration bill, but also about economics and trade. president obama says that's his number one focus. mexico is our third largest trading bartter in. back to you. >> thank you very much, tracie. 6:36. nearly two dozen state lawmakers calling for a federal investigation into nevada's patient dumping practice. 21 state lawmakers want the u.s. attorney general to investigate raw son neal psychiatric hospital in las vegas. according to published reports the hospital routinely bused patients to cities and other states and left them there oovps. those cities included san francisco and san jose. two workers have been fired from the hospital and another three have been disciplined. >>> the energy drink maker monster now suing san francisco's attorney. this one is a counter move after the city demanded the company change how their caffeinated drinks are
woodward. >> -- written a book about these negotiations and did a lot of talking to the republicans. and ended up saying boehner and obama reached a deal and obama walked away from it. well, eric cantor, in his interview with ryan lizza of "the new yorker" a couple of months ago basically corrected him. he said, well, i talked to boehner and said it really wouldn't be a good idea to reach a deal now because then the issue evaporates. the president gets the credit, and he has a better chance of being re-elected. better to keep it alive and fight it out in the -- in the election. >> and it didn't pay off for them, did -- >> it didn't pay off at all. >> except they held the house but it didn't pay off for them in the senate. he lost two seats in the senate. didn't pay off for him in winning the presidency? >> it was a -- call it a riverboat gamble, i suppose you could say. because what cantor said in that interview was -- if we win it all, then we don't have to compromise. they didn't. but the reaction wasn't, all right, now we have to compromise. instead it was, we're still not going
orientation doesn't define him as a man. it's just a part of that. >> jackson said she talked to collins a couple of times today and feels good about the outpouring of support, including a phone call of president obama. >> you might remember collins. he was a big deal. he and his brother were on the cover of "sports illustrated" for their basketball skills. i'll always remember he was bright and very kind. >> yeah, it's a lot of fun. it's a lot of fun, learning a lot of new things and enjoying new jersey. >> this was his last appearance with us on nbc bay area. this was in 2001, a few months after he left stanford. he was a first round draft pick for the new jersey jets. he left to become part of the finals. it will be interesting to see what team he signs for next. >> social media, especially the twitter verse exploded after jason collins' announcement broke this morning. celebrities and fellow athletes and politicians tweeted their support. among them, nancy pelosi, fellow stanford grad and pro at least kerry walshç jennings and spik lee used the announcement to start a new conversat
mexico and the united states will prosper. >> now, next up, president obama meets with mexican entrepreneurs. yesterday he met with the president of mexico. later today president obama heads to costa rica for talks with central american leaders. >> the future of newtown sandy hook elementary will be the subject of a meeting today. it has been closed since december. there are two options to do with the school, renovate it or build a new school. >>> people in the bay area are not the only ones waiting for the test results of faulty bay bridge bolts. the times reports engineers worldwide are interested. how california deals with the issue could help other states and countries avoid a similar and potentially deadly mistake. caltrans is investigating why a third of the 96 giant bolts snapped last month. >> all right. tori, the time is 8:52. a wild story, stealing gasoline from a service station can be risky. and we have the videotape to prove it. >> good morning. golden gate bridge traffic moving along well. we will tell you more about the morning commute and the bay weather. you ki
obama heading to mexico today to meet with the country's new president enrique pena nieto. they will talk about the improving economy, discussion u.s. immigration reform, plans on better securing the border between the two countries. mr. obama's three-day trip will also include a stop down in costa rica. >>> governor brown has until midnight tonight to file a plan to reduce overcrowding in state prisons. brown and the california department of corrections and rehabilitation are required to submit a plan of action to a san francisco federal court. the court ordered the state to reduce prison population by nearly 10,000 inmates by december. no word yet on when brown will file his plans today. >>> you can call it a summer bummer. the popular bay area beach that will be almost impossible to get to in the next couple of months. >> plus, is that a bear behind the wheel? take a look. a cub gets cranky when he gets stuck in a car. it's caught on tape. aren't you sweet! licensed phone-ups available 24/7. female narrator: the mattress price wars are on the mattress price wars are on
'll talk about our increased fire danger. and when folks will make it into the mid- to upper 90s. your very hot forecast coming up next. ,, president obama walked into white house press room toda 100 days into his second te told reporters he >>> no topics were off limits when president obama walked into the white house press room. 100 days into his second term he told reporters he still has a political clout to get things done in washington. he seemed cautiously hopeful about a potentially fiscal plan. but he emphasized it's the lawmakers to make one. >> that's their job, their elected, members of congress are elected in order to do what's right for their constituents. >>> you have heard it before when you buy a gift card make sure it hasn't been tampered with and keep that activation receipt. on the consumer watch, julie watts tells us that is no longer enough. crooks have figured out a new scam that can leave you with a worthless gift card. >> there's a big deck of cards there and we just pulled one off the shelf and went to the cashier and paid for. >> reporter: martin did exactly what h
as he has through the presidency between issues and crises not of his choice, obama seemed like a spectator as if he resigned himself to a reactive presidency. we have always talked about the thunder heads in congress. >> even when you were there. >> the exception. >> can i correct you? especially when i was there. there were more thunder heads per square inch. >> i covered congress before you, joe, it was even worse then. >> we are at a strange point where the president is not even six months into his second term and he already looks like a lame duck to many people who are top analyst. >> this is a familiar pattern sometimes in second terms but if you look back at six months and where barack obama thought he might be today, i hate to use this analogy but he is like my washington nationals. expectations are pretty high and barely keeping his head above water. i agree with sam's examples but the sequestration itself -- >> isn't it fascinating, al? i remember a lot of us talking to the president before and talking to president's people, they really believed that the re-election wo
those stories. we are talking to you about your view of president obama's second term. let's get to the catskills, new york, republican line. caller: i was going to comment on the middle east. wants to closee guantanamo bay is got backfire. what is going on in the middle east with a iran and israel, egypt, the moslem brotherhood syria, is turning into a tinderbox. israel will do something with iran soon and we will need that prison opened. host: troy, alabama, independent line. confused ande get they need to go back to school. with people'sicks minds the way you screen calls. if you look at what the president said yesterday, you look at article one of the constitution, section 7 -- it will explain to the job of the president and the congress. the congress is supposed to come up with devyn and the president is supposed to sign the bills. if the house and senate did their job, they are not doing it and they are embarrassing america. they don't know anything. all your callers don't know anything. you'll find the right answers if you read and you will see the truth. all these comment
correspondents' dinner. president obama took the stage saying that for his second term he has new plans. and a new look. >>"i understand second term, need a burst of new energy, try some new things. my team and i talked about. we're willing to try anything so we borrowed one of michelle's tricks. i thought this looked pretty good." after walking in to rap music.obama used this year's annual dinner to poke fun of himself and some of his political adversaries. >> what do you think the worst job in america is. we will tell you after the break. look at 'em. living on cloud nine with that u-verse wireless receiver. you see in my day, when my mom was repainting the house, you couldn't just set up a tv in the basement. i mean, come on! nope. we could only watch tv in the rooms that had a tv outlet. yeah if we wanted to watch tv someplace else, we'd have to go to my aunt sally's. have you ever sat on a plastic covered couch? [ kids cheering ] you're missing a good game over here. those kids wouldn't have lasted one day in our shoes. [ male announcer ] add a wireless receiver. call to get u-vers
the budget priorities. the housing market is recovering. a lot of the opponents said the obama economy is going to be devastated are just wrong. one of the talking points of republicans as you know is food stamp enrollment has grown faster than job growth. the president has to say my policies have helped the job growth situation grow overall. until job growth improves, opponents say the president can't say anything. >> they're getting ready to ask the president questions. the shock was enormous to everyone in the area. would it be wise based on the experience you went through on 9/11 for the president to create some commission of inquiry to make sure we don't repeat any mistakes that may have occurred in the lead up to the boston bombings? >> i think it's an excellent question. why? because in the aftermath of these things is what happens is there's a rush for accountable. finger pointing. like the mirandizing with the communication between the fbi and russia. you lose sight of how to get better. one of the things about the 9/11 commission was is they looked at the systems that were in
. >> president obama will head to costa rica if a summit with latin american leaders after he speaks to students in mexico and arrived in mexico city yesterday and met with mexican president nieto. the two are talking about america's reduced access in mexico to fight drug trafficking and organized crime under the new leader. since taking office in december, nieto has ended wide-spread access that united states security agencies have had in mexico to tackle the violence affecting both sides of the border. >> still ahead, the frozen food being recalled this morning, the danger it can pose to your health. >> the malpractice law the parents of who children killed in the east bay are demanding that state lawmakers change. >> oakland gets an image boost and a survey says it is more exciting than its neighbor ac >> good morning, everyone, a friday morning. thank god it's friday morning. a look at embarcardero in the bay. we will find out from mike watt weather is going to be like and if it will aid firefighting efforts in a few minutes. >> oakland is emerging from the shadow of the glamorous city acros
understand second term, you need a burst of new energy. try some new things. and then my team and i talked about it, we were willing to try anything, so we borrowed one of michelle's tricks. >> that is horrifying. >> check this out. mr. obama also told the press he had plans to put a sign next to the new bush library. one that says "his fault." all right. thanks for watching nbc bay area news at 5:00. "nbc nightly news" is next and more local news at 6:00. >> including why the sequester could mean possible terrorism targets will be at risk including the golden gate bridge. we'll have that at 6:00. good night. >>> on this sunday night -- turning up the heat. as the brutal war in syria rages on, mounting pressure on the president to take stronger action against the syrian regime. >>> the investigation. new questions about the boston bombing suspect's overseas training and whether they acted alone. >>> out of nowhere. a fast-moving storm leads to flash flooding and fntic calls for help by those trapped in high waters. >>> music to their ears. how itunes has changed the way we consume and expe
.c. mayor anthony coxx is obama choice to replace ray lahood. at the talks was elected in 2009 and help lead the democratic national convention in charlotte last year and he would be the first african- american cabinet nominee of obama second term. >> average a mother has been set free three years after the judge found her calmly and sane and committed her to a mental hospital after the 2006 killing of her eight year-old son. investigators said to reach the moses of richmond beat and star of the boy and for some debate and household cleaner and feces. moses was released after doctors determined she was no more risk to society. authorities said most tortured and beat the boy regularly and a german u die from battered child syndrome. funding for preschool programs had its largest drop ever last year and states are now spending less per child than they did a decade ago. this is from report at rutgers university. the report also found that more than half a million of those pre school students are in programs that don't even meestan industry experts that would qualify for federal dollars. those f
the exclusive interview tonight at 10:00 right here on abc 7. >> president obama had high praise for jason collins after collins revealed he is gay. he's the first pro player to come out. the first ever basketball star talked to abc george stephanopoulos. >> jason kol yibz shattering one of the final barrier was these words. i'm a 34-year-old nba center, i'm black, and i'm gay. >> i know i'm the happiest i've ever been. a huge weight has been lifted. >> collins is the first active player in major pro team sports to come outs of the closet. he spoke with george stephanopoulos. >> what was a tipping snoint. >> tipping point was once you tell your parents and their response is positive the rest is down hill after that. >> he received an outpouring of support including a call from president obama. >> seems like a terrific young man. and i told him i couldn't be prouder of him. >> he's been a great guy. a great teammate. >> he's a good guy. i'm praying for him. and i'm looking at it. we'll support each other on and off the court. >> now, the seven foot power house says he wants to pay it forwar
't pause a show in one room then start playing it in another. and...i'm talking to myself... [ male announcer ] call to get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for 2 years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible. . >>> the obama administration getting involved in the so called morning after pill. the white house is appealing a judge's order to lift all of the age limits on who can buy without a prescription. they lowered the age to 15 years old and that's two years younger than the earlier limit. >>> a question about security is being raised because it is the second anniversary of osama bin laden. may 2nd 2011 back in washington president barack obama announced osama bin laden had been killed in the raid. the white house does not want to raise awareness to the anniversary due tensions in the middle east. >>> kyla campbell reports from the washington d.c. newsroom, immigration is at the top of the concerns. >> reporter: president barack obama needs mexico to have agreeing economy. president barack obama and the mexican president will tout mexico's success and mexico is one of the top t
obama and mexican president enrique pena met yesterday. the two leaders discussed security, economic cooperation, and immigration. later today the president heads to costa rica with talks with central leaders. >>> we have new developments. several in the investigation into the boston marathon bombings. cnn reports that the bombs used in the deadly attack were built in the apartment that suspect tamerlan tsarnaev shared with his wife and child. however, investigators stress that it is still unclear if tsarnaev's widow played a role in the bombing plot. >>> no, ma'am word of the fourth of july was the original target date of the boston bombings. the two suspects planned to carry out a suicide attack two months from now but the date was moved up because they were able to build their bombs faster than expected. they then reportedly changed the target to boston marathon. >>> several people cheering as the hurste carrying tamerlan tsarnaev. the body of the bombing suspect is at a funeral home in new jersey. still not clear where it will go next. >>> san jose police are adding extra patrols
't come up with a spending plan by september 30th, be ready for more problems. >>> president obama will sign the bill that will put the traffic controllers back on the job and the faa says more than 3500 planes have been delayed. >>> lawmakers met today to talk about extremist in the country the bombers are found are a threat. >> we have also not been working with those other countries and russia, we could have worked closer with them. >>> tonight we have new video of a san francisco man and his sister swam 14 hours to safety. she them here, they were on a fishing trip when a problem sent water into the engine room and everyone on board had to abandon the ship. they managed to swim 12 miles to sure and they are recovery now and plan to fly back to the united states on sunday. >>> repairs have been completed after a water main broke. the 6 -inch pipe bursted this morning and east bay mud crews saw 25-gallons a minute rushing out. and a dozen homes and businesses were without water for seven hours. they say it was due to an aging pipe, the one that broke is 63 years old. >>> daily de
in san jose. we will talk about our red flag fire warning coming up and where winds could top 50 miles per hour coming up. >>> president obama called for universal preschool being a top priority. just over 18% of 4 year olds are enrolled in preschool. the report found that most states serve less than a quarter of all 4 year olds in state funded preschools and ten states don't offer it at all. the obama administration has proposed -- >>> a new study finds that mri brain scans may be the best way to determine how well children might respond to intensive math tutoring. researchers say scans show children with a larger and more active hippocampus respond best to the tutoring. some say the study is useful for understanding how brain structure influences learning but caution using the results to predict math performance. >>> on our way out to the festival this weekend. >> temperatures continuing. >> dragging on. even if it did drag on the sunset in san francisco is beautiful. we will talk more about the sunny beach days coming up in the seven day forecast plus increased fire danger. look at
and it is my incredible honor to represent the president, the obama administration here in the northern district of california. welcome to the stop bullying summit. i'm a federal prosecutor so it may seem odd that here we are talking about bullying and we asked all of you to be here and i want to explain the origin of that and why this happened. you people, everybody in this room, has been involved in this issue and is doing incredible work on this issue and we were so honored to be a part of it and to meet with all of you and to speak with you about it. the origin is that as the united states attorney, the administration wants me, wants all the united states attorneys, to go out into the community. it's actually a very different role for the united states attorney is envisioned by this administration. this administration, the president, attorney general holder, they want the u.s. attorneys to go out into the attorney to talk to the communities in our district to understand what the issues are and challenges are and to do what we can to help, to convene meetings, to do whatever we ca
. >> greta: massachusetts is typically a democratic state. president obama did very well in massachusetts. congressman markey is running on the obama agenda. how do you compete with that? >> i'm running against a person the poster boy for term limits. if we continue to talk about this, more person responsibility, more personal freedoms, that's resonating with republicans, and moderate democrats in the state. we could go in the urban areas and expand the party and be more inclusive. we're confident we'll bring a lot of independent and moderate democrats under our tent. we're very confident going into the general election here. >> greta: thank you very much. we did put in a call to congressman markey. he's unavailable this week. hopefully he'll join us some time. thank you, mr. gomez. >> please go to >> greta: coming up, the hunt for the killer of an 8-year-old girl taking a new turn tonight. the latest is next. and remember college student amanda knox? she's telling all. hear what she says about the interrogation that led to her it's a brand new start. your chance to rise and
. in it, he talks about daniel day lewis playing president obama in a movie. >> picking an actor to play obama, that was a challenge. who is a bomb ma? we don't know. i needed somebody who could dive in and become barak barak. as it turns out, the answer was in front of me all day lodge. daniel day lewis. >> was it hard playing obama? the medics were challenging, you wouldn't believe how long it takes to put these ears on in the morning. >> "30 rock another requests tracy morgan was tweeting he was asked to play joe biden. >>> internet gangster fried to dress up like this twitter bird and follow people to the potent of annoying. in some case, he was told to get the hashtag out of here. it racked up 6.7 million hits over the weekend. that would be alittle annoying. >>> a little girl at a drive 95 this zoo, turned into a debut with a camel. oh, oh. . >> you don't have any more, buddy. i don't have any more. [ laughter ] >> all right. guys. >> oh, he's coming with us. >> well, the girl's mom says the little girl is doing just fine. as for the camel, he may be a little less on boundaries the
.s. authorities to help with drug trafficking and organized crime. president obama says he is not criticizing that move right now. he wants to talk as to why he has made those decisions. ktvu channel 2 news. >> 8:16. the deadly collapse of a garment factory. the collapse killed more than 400 people and generated lots of public concern. the gap is looking for ways to improve working conditions. but disney decided it will no longer have brands of merchandise made there. disney says less than 1% of production is done in bangladesh. >> visited a power station commemorating worker's day yesterday. he toured the facility. talked with some of the employees. president assad made an address saying he will not give in to the rebels. >>> there are reports iranian president was arrested briefly under the orders of iran supreme leader. the president was held for 7 hours and warned stop causing problems. >> take place in iran on june 14th and president -- he would reveal tapes that show fraud in the regime. >> 8:17. a man has been sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in north korea. bae is from washington s
. it is unbelievable. >> i have 99 problems and now jay z assist is one. >>> late night talk show host connan o'brien provided comic relief. he praised president obama on a job well done and highlighted some of his each afterments. >> the president is hard at work creating jobs. since he was first elected. the number of popes has doubled. and the number of tonight show hosts has tripled congratulations. >> conan first debuted at the event during president clinton's first testimony. they raise money for journalism scholarships. >>> new details now from bangladesh. we are learning about another arrest that killed 370 people. the government said soldiers captured the owner of the building. and he has been in hiding since the building collapsed on wednesday. >> they have also been arrested. search crews located msurvivors in the rubble of the building. they are using hand tools now to get to them. >>> the man accused of sending poison-laced letters to president obama is expected to appear in u.s. district court tomorrow. james everett surrendered yesterday morning. he is charged with making and usi
four are expected 20 survive. >> >> conflict of syria took center stage on sunday talk shows as lawmakers grappled with the question of a u.s. response. now that the white house concedes it is probable the regime used chemical weapons on its people. republicans point to president obama's own declare racial that use of chemicals would be a red line republicans say america could attack aryan air bases with missiles. >> the greatest risk is a failed state with chemical weapons falling in the hands of islam ickes and pouring into syria the longer this goes, the more likely you will have a failed state and all hell will break loose. >> democrat lawmaker called for more assistance. the u.s. said it is currently senting supplies such as night vision goggles and body armour to the syrian rebels. >> >> bangladesh a fire broke out in the wreck an of the collapsed factory as the death toll hit at least 377. sparks from a machine being used to cut steel to free a woman trapped in the rubble likely started that fire. investigators believe the woman ended up dieing in the blaze. meantime,
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